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Tim Sawatzky
Owner and Realtor® @ 2 Percent Realty Valley. Urban Development, increase housing supply, tiny homes. Fair fees.
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Cotala May 14
NEW 311-33480 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford for
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RateSpy.com 🇨🇦 May 9
Dear , Please do not trap cash-strapped mortgagors at renewal. Add a B-20 carve-out that lets them qualify at the contract rate if they are merely switching lenders to reduce their interest cost burden, with no increase in risk to their mortgage.
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Don R. Campbell May 5
OPINION Terence Corcoran: Why the 'flipping' scandal in Vancouver’s condo market is pure flapdoodle
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Tim Sawatzky Apr 30
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Amazon News Apr 30
We’re in with an exciting announcement with Prime Minister . 🇨🇦
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Richard Wittstock Apr 26
My thoughts on condo flipping below:
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RateSpy.com 🇨🇦 Apr 25
If you're struggling to pass the mortgage "stress test," you're not going to like this news. TD has lifted its 5-year posted rate an eye-popping 45 bps:
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John Pasalis Apr 25
This interesting paper from the appears to confirm what we have all known anecdotally, that homeowners have been using their HELOCs to buy investment properties, pre-con condos and syndicated mortgages - highlighting how vulnerable and highly leveraged housing is
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Tim Sawatzky Apr 25
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Tim Sawatzky Apr 21
Replying to @verus_praedium
Speaking of duplex, that same agent listed 2119 Vine st. In kits early this month. Sold 120K+ over ask in multiples hit almost 2m. I asked about the type of buyers coming in at that price point. To my surprise, mostly millennials. I guess the tech jobs are paying well?
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Tim Sawatzky Apr 21
Replying to @verus_praedium
An agent in our office has clients looking for a detached house in the east side of van budget 1.6m ( needs to be in good shape and somewhat renovated). They can’t find anything, and anything good they lose in multiples. a lot of junk listings out there.
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RateSpy.com 🇨🇦 Apr 18
. is considering letting banks issue more covered bonds (a low-cost way for banks to fund mortgages). In time, this could result in incrementally better rate discounts on mortgages with 20%+ equity. Hats off to OSFI policymakers on this one:
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Cotala Apr 18
NEW 3102-898 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster $799,900 for
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Cotala Apr 17
NEW 23116 Billy Brown Road, Langley for
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Tim Sawatzky Apr 14
As far as I know, Quadra Homes is a reputable builder. I haven’t heard of any issues with their buildings in willoughby.
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Steve Saretsky Mar 26
. revise property speculator tax. Will exempt several remote areas and tax for BC residents will drop from 2% to 0.5%.
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Cotala Mar 26
NEW 23182 Billy Brown Road, Langley $950,000 for
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Tim Sawatzky Mar 25
Unintended consequences.
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Tim Sawatzky Mar 24
Development is a good thing for the community!
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Cotala Mar 18
NEW 216-18818 68 Avenue, Surrey for
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